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Glass dish

Late Imperial
4th century A.D.
Glass; blown
H.: 1 1/2 x 8 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (3.8 x 21 x 10.8 cm)
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
Not on view
Tubular rim, folded up, round, down, and in, forming collar on underside; shallow S-shaped side to body; integral tubular foot ring; pushed-in bottom with domed thickening at center and traces of large circular pontil mark.
Intact; pinprick and a few larger bubbles; dulling, yellow brown iridescence, and patches of whitish weathering on exterior.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5576, p. 510, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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